Fred R. Patch
This issue, written by Elaine Purdy, recounts in full the life of Fred R. Patch. From his early years of doing chores at local mills, Patch became an active student in learning more about marble business. This fascination helped Fred play an integral role in the marble industry of the area and helped him to create new innovations and inventions that made the tasks associated with the industry easier. The quarterly includes primary sources, such as actual quotes and photographs showing the continuing dedication Fred R. Patch had to the marble industry.
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